The truth about my journey to self-love, self-care and building my self-esteem. When people talk about self-love, all you hear is “Treat yourself. Be your number one fan. Don’t count on anyone else but you” and while this could be a step, there is a whole other world to explore: the inner self. And what people… Read More Man/woman in the mirror.
Valentine’s day has never been a great deal for me either because I’ve always been in long distance relationships, single or that gifts are not really my thing. What’s funny is I’m actually a romantic person so I wonder what goes wrong. But on this day, I get time to reflect on how I’ve dealt… Read More 6 important lessons I learned about love.
What hurts us is what heals us. I’ve been thinking about pain alot lately. Trying to understand this feeling or how to relate to it. Sometimes people think I’m lying about being hurt because all they see is a smile; whereas I’m smiling to stop myself from crying. Pain is temporary. Eventually, it will subside.… Read More Pain is perspective.
Be your own seed Water yourself daily till you grow into a full tree. Be deeply rooted in love. Uproot all the creepers and parasites Trying to wear you down and steal your shine. Remember you’ll need both the sun and the rain So stop complaining and make use of your pain. Be proud of… Read More Growth.
Fear is not real. It is an illusion, a coping mechanism, a construct of our brain and thoughts to ‘help’ us or to ‘convince’ us that whatever it is we are feeling is true. We turn to run so much from reality that we choose to create barriers and obstacles to make it more appealing,… Read More The reality of fear…Fear is not real.
I may not always be there with you, but I will always be there for you. Friendship is one of those areas everyone feels like they are the best at it. Everyone will claim they are good friends, they care, they hold their friends down and all that stuff but sometimes, without even knowing it,… Read More What it takes to be a good friend…
It takes a strong person to say “I’m sorry” but a stronger one to forgive them. Somehow “I love you”, “I’m sorry” and “I forgive you” are the hardest words to say because at that point in time, we are stripped off of our defenses and are vulnerable in front of people. Could be seen… Read More Some lessons forgiveness taught me.